AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES.
AMCHP CEO STATEMENT
ON THE FINAL MAJORITY
DECISION IN DOBBS V. JACKSON
WOMEN’S HEALTH ORGANIZATION.
TO IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH
WE MUST DEPOLITICIZE
AMCHP BOARD PRESIDENT
HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE.
National Resource, Partner & Advocate
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner, and advocate for state public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health programs, and others working to improve the health of women, infants, children, youth, parents, families, and communities.
We build successful programs by disseminating best practices, advocating on behalf of our members in Washington, DC, providing technical assistance, convening leaders to share experiences and ideas, and advising states to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.
Protect and Promote
AMCHP members come from the highest levels of state government. They include directors of maternal and child health programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs, and other public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health programs. AMCHP’s membership also includes academic, advocacy, community-based family health professionals, adolescent health coordinators, program managers, epidemiologists, family leaders, people with lived experience with the challenges AMCHP endeavor to solve, as well as families themselves.
Resilient Kern (CA) Network of Care
The Resilient Kern (RK) Network of Care model addresses the complex needs and root causes of inter-generational medical and mental health conditions experienced by many Kern County residents. Read More
Chicago Collaborative for Maternal Health QI Collaborative
The Chicago Collaborative for Maternal Health QI Collaborative developed, implemented, and evaluated a quality improvement initiative connecting high-risk prenatal patients to primary care after delivery and routine postpartum care. Read More
Hand in Hand
Hand in Hand supports the emotional well-being of children and the adults who care for them through five transformative caregiving and peer-support tools. Hand in Hand is continually focused on promoting the protective factors that address the root causes of disparities in child outcomes, and on supporting diverse communities to promote equity and justice. Read More
The Gizmo Initiative takes an upstream approach to support the mental health and wellness of youth through its book for youth (Gizmo's Pawesome Guide to Mental Health), accompanying elementary school curriculum and website of resources, activities, and materials for youth and adults, alike. Read More
Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids (SPARK) Kindergarten Readiness Program
SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) is a parent-focused home visiting program for families of three- and four-year-old children. SPARK cultivates school readiness by strengthening each child’s math, early literacy, and fine and gross motor skills, and social-emotional development; all services are provided in a culturally relevant manner. The program has been designed to identify the basic needs of families, as well as any developmental delays, specialized learning needs, and social-emotional issues. The school districts are partners in the program, collaborating with SPARK to provide smooth transitions into kindergarten and ensure the well-being of the families. Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP), a national resource, partner, and advocate for state public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health (MCH) programs, and others...
Statement by AMCHP CEO Terrance E. Moore on the Final Majority Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Today, AMCHP’s CEO Terrance E. Moore, issued the following statement in response to the final majority decision by the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization: “Today’s news confirms our worst...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Appointments to the AMCHP Board of Directors include 3 transitions, 2 re-elections, and 2 new additions to the Board, bringing the number of Board members to fifteen. Washington, DC – The Association of Maternal & Child Health...
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